OILS AND OILS: SCALES OF OXIDATION AND COMEDOGENY OF NATURAL OILS

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In this article we want to explain two very important characteristics of vegetable oils that will help us decide if choosing one or the other when we want to develop a cosmetic formulation. These characteristics tell us about the different degree of oxidation of oils and their degree of comedogeny, which is very important to […]

HOW TO PREPARE OUR SKIN FOR THE SUMMER SUN

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In recent years, oral cosmetics have developed a lot, based on food supplements that help take care of the skin from within. Some of them favor tanning and neutralize the oxidizing processes of solar radiation. They are usually beta-carotenes, the antioxidant pigment of orange fruits and vegetables, such as carrots, pumpkins or apricots, although they […]

HOMEMADE NATURAL COSMETICS AND ORGANIC COSMETICS

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Proposal of two creams emulsified with natural emulsifiers of vegetable origin Homemade cosmetics is something different from cosmetics that a company dedicated to natural cosmetics can make to sell to its potential customers. Fundamentally, in home cosmetics we make cosmetic products in very small quantity and as a solution to our personal needs. It does […]

METHOD “No Poo”, CO-WASHING and NATURAL SHAMPOO BARS

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Hair contains a natural oil called sebum in its follicles that is essential for keeping it healthy. Frequent washing, combined with some of the harsh chemicals in the shampoo, removes the natural oils from the hair leaving it in poor condition. The problem is that, today, many of us are convinced that our daily shampoo […]

The many medicinal uses of rosemary

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a very aromatic evergreen shrub. Its leaves are intense green and its flowers are usually pale violet, but we will find them on occasion of intense blue, pink or white. It grows in arid, rocky and calcareous places, and can flourish throughout the year if the climate is warm. The plant […]

THE PARADOX OF THE SUN

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The Sun gives life to the Earth, but our relationship with it must be one of sustained balance. Although it is true that our skin needs it to synthesize the vitamin D responsible for very important functions in the body, it is also true that an excess of sun exposure, especially in the central hours […]

THE ZERO WASTE MOVEMENT

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WHAT IS THE ZERO WASTE MOVEMENT? It is a new change in economic mindset brought about by the ecological revolution of our century. “Zero waste” is a concept, a trend and social movement that seeks to end the generation of waste that does not decompose and must be stored or incinerated. This concept has been […]

DEPIGMENTING SUBSTANCES VERSUS ANTIOXIDANT SUBSTANCES

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When looking for a natural depigmenting cream with the right ingredients it is difficult to know if antioxidants will fulfill their function as well as specifically depigmenting substances. And to advise oneself to prepare one’s own cream or depigmenting serum, research can become an important task given the wide range of theoretically clarifying substances that […]

BATH AS MEDITATION

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And a way to learn to love and take care of ourselves. As our world goes global and cultures collide, there is a growing focus on happiness practices. Yoga, sound baths, drum circles, meditations, the list goes on. These practices can be life changing. But it is important that we treat daily tasks that we […]

AYURVEDIC BEAUTY ROUTINES

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Our mood and health is reflected not only in our skin, but also in our attitude to life and to others. That is why, when we talk about beauty, we do not speak from a superficial or aesthetic point of view, but as an attitude of life. The secret of lasting beauty is not outside […]